Monthly Archives: March 2017

Spring Perspectives Windermere Living

by Jill Jacobi Wood, OB Jacobi, Geoff Wood When Windermere first opened its doors in 1972, it was a one-office operation in Northeast Seattle. Since then, we have grown to more than 300 offices in 10 states throughout the Western … Continue reading

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Buying Waterfront Properties – What You Should Know Before Taking the Plunge

by Kelly Weisfield, Windermere Real Estate Living on the Water Is a Lifestyle Enjoying direct and private access to the water is typically the primary motivator for buyers seeking a waterfront property. As such, it’s really important to consider how … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Spring Maintenance Checklist

  Spring Has Sprung – Homeowner Tips Now that spring has sprung, let’s clear the cobwebs and get your home ready! Here is our quick guide to spring home maintenance:   Inspection top to bottom: Now that the weather is temperate … Continue reading

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Inspired by Nature: Pantone 2017 Color of the Year

Real Estate Trends Each year the Pantone Color Institute declares a color of the year that ultimately influences trends in all facets of design; including architecture, interior design, graphic design, and fashion. This year they chose Greenery which is shade … Continue reading

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Home Inspection: A Reality Check From a Pro

For many people, a home inspection is a hurdle that has to be overcome during the process of buying or selling a home. But, in fact, it can be a useful tool for buyers, sellers or anyone who plans to … Continue reading

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Windermere Foundation

Donate by clicking the button or mail a check to: The Windermere Foundation 5424 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98105   Windermere Foundation Mission For the past 28 years, the Windermere Foundation has donated a portion of the proceeds … Continue reading

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Six Key Factors That Affect the Sales Price of Your Home

Pricing a home for sale is not nearly as simple as most people think. You can’t base the price on what the house down the street sold for. You can’t depend on tax assessments. Even automatic valuation methods (AVMs), while … Continue reading

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Real Estate Seller Tip: Home Updates for the Best ROI

Are you thinking about selling your home? Making home updates is usually a part of the process. Windermere Real Estate agent, Julie Hall,shares her expert tips on what home updates will yield the best return on investment, and they may … Continue reading

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